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KHNP, Centrus enhance cooperation in fuel supply

KHNP, Centrus enhance cooperation in fuel supply

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power has signed a Letter of Intent with US nuclear fuel and services company Centrus Energy to ensure a stable supply of nuclear fuel. It follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two companies in April last year.

Uranium & Fuel 27 February 2024


Reactor testing of HTGR fuel confirms functionality, Rosatom says

Reactor testing of HTGR fuel confirms functionality, Rosatom says

Samples of the fuel began tests in two research reactors in 2022, with Rosatom reporting they "fundamentally confirmed the functionality of the fuel design" for high-temperature gas-cooled reactors.

Uranium & Fuel 20 February 2024


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GNF gets approval to manufacture higher enrichment fuel

GNF gets approval to manufacture higher enrichment fuel

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved GE Vernova's nuclear fuel business to manufacture, ship and analyse the performance of nuclear fuel with uranium-235 enrichments of up to 8%.

Uranium & Fuel 15 February 2024


ČEZ steps up preparations for arrival of Westinghouse fuel

ČEZ steps up preparations for arrival of Westinghouse fuel

Czech nuclear power plant operator ČEZ says that its fuel diversification strategy will see the first Westinghouse VVER fuel delivered to its Dukovany nuclear power plant at the end of the year.

Uranium & Fuel 14 February 2024


Fuel transfer trolley in place at Finnish encapsulation plant

Fuel transfer trolley in place at Finnish encapsulation plant

The transfer trolley for moving used fuel transport casks has been installed at Finnish waste management company Posiva's encapsulation plant under construction at Olkiluoto.

Waste & Recycling 13 February 2024


TRIGA International begins fabricating MARVEL fuel

TRIGA International begins fabricating MARVEL fuel

The Framatome-General Atomics joint venture has begun fabricating the fuel for the US Department of Energy's  MARVEL microreactor, with delivery of the first shipment of fuel expected in spring 2025.

Uranium & Fuel 08 February 2024


Oklo reports progress in Idaho, Ohio

Oklo reports progress in Idaho, Ohio

A land rights agreement signed with the Southern Ohio Diversification Initiative gives Oklo Inc the option and right of first refusal to purchase land in Southern Ohio where Oklo envisages deploying two of its Aurora 'powerhouses'.

Corporate 05 February 2024


Advanced nuclear fuel arrives at INL for testing

Advanced nuclear fuel arrives at INL for testing

Westinghouse Electric Company has shipped 25 irradiated experimental nuclear fuel rods, including accident-tolerant fuel, to Idaho National Laboratory for testing and examination. The tests are part of the process to qualify the fuel for use in commercial reactors.

Uranium & Fuel 26 January 2024


Tender launched for UAE nuclear fuel plant

Tender launched for UAE nuclear fuel plant

The UAE's Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation announced it has launched a tender for a domestic nuclear fuel assembly fabrication facility. The facility will produce fuel assemblies for the Barakah nuclear power plant.

Uranium & Fuel 24 January 2024


NRC approves HALEU transport package

NRC approves HALEU transport package

NAC International's patented Optimus-L packaging system to contain and transport high-assay low-enriched uranium TRISO fuel has been approved by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Such fuel will be used in advanced reactors.

Regulation & Safety 12 January 2024